See more objects with the color tan grey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1951

  • Work on this object began.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Function room, altar, for Uris Hotels, January 21, 1951

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated January 21, 1951 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is graphite, black crayon on off-white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

31.5 x 45.3 cm (12 3/8 x 17 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, center right: FUNCTION ROOM – ALTAR – 1-21-51; lower right: Enlarge to 6’2”.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Function room, altar, for Uris Hotels, January 21, 1951; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; graphite, black crayon on off-white tracing paper; 31.5 x 45.3 cm (12 3/8 x 17 13/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-398

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18478839/ |title=Drawing, Function room, altar, for Uris Hotels, January 21, 1951 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=8 March 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>